Economy|Foreign Affairs
Brian Kenety|12.03.2012

Iceland’s exports: volcanic ash, Björk – and Haarde justice for Europe’s leaders?

The fallout from Eyjafjallajökull — the Icelandic volcano that spewed a cloud of ash from the British Isles to beyond the Baltics — is nothing compared to the political ramifications the ongoing trial of Iceland’s former prime minister could bring. Geir Haarde will go down in history as the first world leader to face criminal charges over the 2008 financial crisis that brought Europe to its knees. But will he be the last?